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how to find alpha carbon and beta carbon.........................

how to find alpha carbon and beta carbon.........................

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hackerX
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3 years ago
The alpha carbon (Cα) in organic molecules refers to the first carbon atom that attaches to a functional group, such as a carbonyl. The second carbon atom is called the beta carbon (Cβ), and the system continues naming in alphabetical order with Greek letters.

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